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RNA-Seq – News and Features

A cow.
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Bulls Offer Insight Into Male Fertility

Researchers have found genes in the reproductive organs of bulls that influence fertility. The findings can be transferred to humans, as these genes are also present in men.
High-Throughput Chromosome Conformation Capture technology allowed scientists to detect bacteriophage-host infection networks and how they varied between dry and wet soil.
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Unraveling Soil Microbial Dynamics Through Phage-Host Interactions

High-Throughput Chromosome Conformation Capture technology allowed scientists to detect bacteriophage-host infection networks and how they varied between dry and wet soil.
Cancer cells.
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Targeting Chemotherapy-Resistant Cells

Each round of chemotherapy kills the majority of cancer cells, while a small population of them survives through treatment. These cells are typically more resistant for the next cycle of therapy and can thus regrow.
A diagram of the human immune system.
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Immune Cell Enzyme Links the Body and Brain During Stress

A collaboration of scientists provide new evidence that a specific immune cell enzyme is increased in stressed mice, and in patients with major depressive disorder.
Stem cells.
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Using Stem Cells To Enhance Cancer Immunotherapy Without Genetic Modification

A joint research team has used stem cells to generate human immune cells for application in cancer immunotherapy. This breakthrough platform is expected to significantly enhance cancer-targeting efficacy.
A woman holding her pregnant bump.
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Genetic and Cellular Changes Pinpointed in Placenta Accreta

A new study may change the way clinicians and scientists understand, diagnose and treat placenta accreta spectrum disorder, a serious condition in which the placenta fails to separate from the uterus at birth.
A pale yellow fish in a net.
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Genes Linked to Albinism in Wels Catfish Identified

Mutations in many different genes can cause albinism, due to the complex nature of melanin pigment synthesis and metabolism. Researchers have identified these genes in Wels catfish.
A 3D model of a human brain.
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Low-Dose X-ray Irradiation Shows Promise in Treating Brain Injury

CityU neuroscientists uncover the therapeutic potential of low-dose ionizing radiation for traumatic brain injury and ischemic stroke.
A graphic of a uterus and ovaries on a blue background.
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RNA Tagging Maps Gene Expression Changes During Ovulation

RNA tagging has revealed a slew of previously unknown molecular and cellular changes that drive ovulation, which could prove pivotal for developing therapeutics for infertility.
A plastic model of a kidney held in a person's hand.
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Six Novel Urine Biomarkers Discovered for Active Renal Lupus

Six proteins found in urine have been identified as biomarkers for lupus nephritis, which may help the early identification of renal involvement in lupus.
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